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Month: September 2018

September 28, 2018 Planetary Hygiene - Scientists strive to keep our spacecraft germ-free.
September 27, 2018 Octopuses on Ecstasy - An antisocial octopus loosens up under the influence of ecstasy.
September 26, 2018 IDing Ivory Poachers - Elephant DNA and complex data analysis are helping to prosecute poachers.
September 25, 2018 Fish-Eating Praying Mantis - A giant insect gobbles up guppies - and other small animals.
September 24, 2018 Gut-Brain Connection - Scientists document a near instantaneous electrical connection between the gut and the brain.
September 21, 2018 Cytokine Research - A breakthrough in medical research arises out of an unexpected finding in chicken eggs.
September 20, 2018 Body Clock Blood Test - A new blood test can monitor our internal clock.
September 19, 2018 Implicit Bias - Researchers win an award for original work on implicit bias.
September 18, 2018 Early Spring - Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.
September 17, 2018 Noise-Canceling Brain Circuit - Why don’t we get distracted by our own noise?
September 14, 2018 Fowl Science - Studying a gland from the rear ends of chickens led to key insights into the immune system.
September 13, 2018 Sun’s Birthplace - Where did our Sun get its start?
September 12, 2018 Flightless Genes - Researchers identify genetic factors that grounded a species of birds whose relatives all can fly.
September 11, 2018 Green Roof Birds - Green roofs in New York City attract birds.
September 10, 2018 Solar Rainfall - Solar and wind farms would provide abundant electricity to the Sahara desert, and result in increased rainfall and vegetation as well.
September 7, 2018 Sleepwalking Brains - A listener asks what's going on in the brain when someone is sleepwalking.
September 6, 2018 Cooling Wetlands - Marshes could help cool off increasingly hot summer conditions.
September 5, 2018 Plant Fragrance Switch - Coaxing plants into producing some fresh-smelling medicinals.
September 4, 2018 Science Explains Tortoise vs. Hare - The metaphor of the Tortoise and the Hare can be applied to the speed of life of animals of all sizes, according to new research.
September 3, 2018 Arctic Greening - 30 years of satellite data confirms that the Arctic is greening.